Playoffs

Caps carrying extra weight - history - back to Tampa after series lead vanishes

5 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The Capitals arrived home with a 2-0 series lead, but they depart D.C. with the baggage of past coughed-up playoff series. They played just well enough in Game 4 to lose a frustrating nailbiter.
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All even: Vasilevskiy, Lightning win Game 4, Eastern Conference Finals return to Tampa Bay

All even: Vasilevskiy, Lightning win Game 4, Eastern Conference Finals return to Tampa Bay

5 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning win a critical Game 4 to even up the Eastern Conference Finals against the Washington Capitals, setting up crucial Game 5 in Tampa Bay
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Caps' Wilson calls loss 'a missed opportunity'

Caps' Wilson calls loss 'a missed opportunity'

5 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

A late power-play goal by the Lightning breathed new life into the Eastern Conference finals and evened the series to two games apiece.
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Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

5 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

WASHINGTON Jon Cooper's Tampa Bay Lightning won Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final despite going the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal.
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Tampa Bay Lightning even up Eastern Conference final by dumping Washington Capitals 4-2

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The hyperbole came in fast and furious.
Best on the ice. Best in the league. Best in the world.
On this night, it was difficult to argue against any of the assertions.
You don't win the Vezina Trophy in the playoffs. But if there was any doubt why Andrei Vasilevskiy was named a finalist for the award this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender showed it in a 4-2 win against the Washington Capitals in Game 5.
“He was amazing,” said Tampa Bay's Ondrej Palat. “The best player on the ice for sure. He's a Vezina goalie for a reason.”
“That's why he's one of the best goalies in...
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Trotz says Caps intend to win in Tampa: 'We've already done that twice'

5 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Home ice has had little advantage in the Eastern Conference Final. With the Tampa Bay Lightning 's 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, the road team has now won each of the first four games of the series. It's a rare trend, but as the teams turn their focus to Game 5 with the series now a best-of-three, the success they've had on the road has Capitals head coach Barry Trotz confident in his club going forward. "Our intention is to go on the road and win a game in Tampa," Trotz said, according to Stephen Whyno of The Associated Press. "We've already done that twice...
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PHT's Three Stars: Killorn's goal, Vasilevskiy's saves lead Lightning in Game 4

5 monthes ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

The series is now tied 2-2.
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Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

5 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

WASHINGTON Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night, evening the Eastern Conference final at two games apiece.
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